Virtual Christmas parties will qualify for tax exemption

Dec 01, 2020

HMRC has confirmed that they will accept a virtual Christmas party as an event which is capable of falling within the tax exemption rules for annual functions.

The Association of Taxation Technicians…

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Get prepared for the end of the Brexit transitional period

Dec 01, 2020

It is time to prepare for the end of the Brexit transitional period.

Whilst the United Kingdom officially left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020, this prompted the start of an 11-month…

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National Lockdown Financial Support

Nov 05, 2020

Today, we have entered a second national lockdown. The government has announced a number of measures to help businesses during this difficult time. 

We provide a summary of the main support…

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ATT issues last call for firms seeking to use increased Annual Investment Allowance

Nov 05, 2020

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has issued a last call for businesses looking to make use of the increased Annual Investment Allowance (AIA).

The AIA will be reduced from £1 million…

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Brexit imports and exports

Nov 05, 2020

From 1 January 2021, the UK will operate a full external border with the EU, which will entail major changes for imports and exports to and from the trading bloc. From 1 January 2021, declarations will…

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Taxpayers claim tax relief for working from home

Nov 05, 2020

HMRC has received more than 54,800 claims from taxpayers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home.

From 6 April 2020, employers have been able to…

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Self assessment customers to benefit from enhanced payment plans

Nov 05, 2020

Self assessment taxpayers are now able to benefit from enhanced payment plans and can apply online for additional support to help spread their tax bill into monthly payments.

The online payment…

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Chancellor approves grants for businesses closed by lockdown

Nov 05, 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced approved additional funding for cash grants to support businesses required to close in England due to the lockdown.

Those businesses affected will be eligible…

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Increased support made available for the self employed

Nov 05, 2020

The government has increased the support available to self-employed workers and extended its emergency business loan schemes as the UK heads for a second national lockdown.

On 5 November Rishi…

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